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Elizabeth Short aka Black Dahlia

Black Dahlia and the stench of rotting flesh


Elizabeth Short, born in Boston before being brutally murdered in L.A. is one of the most famous aspiring actresses in crime history and was known as the Black Dahlia. This notorious cold case is most known for the vicious way in which Betty was severely mutilated then cut in half, her body found by a female resident in the area. She was found on the 15th January 1947 in a vacant lot, her corpse bare and grotesquely exposed. She had been dissected, mutilated and her lifeless body drained of blood. A detective named Brian Carr was reported to have said "I just can't imagine someone doing that to another human being." Despite a serious lack of evidence, one of very few clues was a sole witness who reported a suspicious black sedan around the area in the early... Read More